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Barcodes for Bugs: Biology Students Build Databases of Biodiversity

November 20, 2014

…of the San Diego Biodiversity Project. Photos by Heather Henter Barcodes for Bugs: Biology Students Build Databases of Biodiversity If, when strolling through the coastal sage atop the Scripps Coastal Reserve just west of campus, you come across students peering closely into the foliage, consider yourself fortunate to witness some…

Deep-Sea Biodiversity Impacted by Climate Change’s Triple Threat

April 27, 2016

A new study found that vulnerability of deep-sea biodiversity to climate change’s triple threat – rising water temperatures, and decreased oxygen, and pH levels – is not uniform across the world’s oceans.

‘Barcoding’ Life

January 30, 2014

…how to bridge the ‘biodiversity knowledge gap.’ Workshop participants spent Saturday morning collecting insects at the Scripps Coastal Reserve. Photos by Kim McDonald, UC San Diego San Diego is one of the world’s “hotspots” for biodiversity, home to a diverse collection of creatures found nowhere else in the world. But…

Scripps Family Members Gift $6 Million for Naming of New Facility

October 7, 2021

…Facility to Support Marine Biodiversity Research and Education The Ted and Jean Scripps Marine Conservation and Technology Facility to open at Scripps Institution of Oceanography in Spring 2022 The University of California San Diego today announced the gift of $6 million from members of the Scripps family to support the…

Scientists to Study Biodiversity and Pharmaceutical Potential on Seafloor off California

October 20, 2020

Scientists set out Oct. 27 to explore the biodiversity of deep sea habitats that are rich in minerals like phosphorus and manganese. The public will be able to see what the scientists see in real time when the researchers guide a remotely operated vehicle as it explores the ocean floor.

Birch Aquarium Announces Two Weekends of Earth Day Celebrations

April 19, 2023

This Earth Day, Birch Aquarium is throwing a Party for the Planet, offering guests a fun opportunity to celebrate our ocean’s biodiversity and learn how they can take action to make a difference.

UC San Diego Is Now a Bee Campus. Here’s What that Means…

January 11, 2024

UC San Diego recently became a Bee Campus USA member, part of a national program created to support pollinating organisms, boost the abundance of native plant species and reduce pesticide use. Professor James Nieh explains what the designation means for UC San Diego and the San Diego region.

Flatworms Flout Global Biodiversity Patterns

July 31, 2015

…discovered an exception to an otherwise globally observed pattern—usually biodiversity is greatest in the tropics and decreases toward the poles. The research team collected snails and parasites from 43 field sites spread across five countries and found that parasite prevalence, diversity, and competition rates all increased at higher latitudes, reversing…

Like A Lot of Things, Women’s Gut Microbiomes Appear to Mature Earlier than Men’s

May 14, 2019

A recent study by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego State University and the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology found that the age and sex of an individual strongly influences the bacterial diversity of the gut microbiome.

UC San Diego Celebrates Opening of Ted and Jean Scripps Marine Conservation and Technology Facility

June 6, 2023

The newly opened Ted and Jean Scripps Marine Conservation and Technology Facility at Scripps Institution of Oceanography is dedicated to marine biodiversity and conservation research, discovery and education.

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